• Today in History

    Today is Wednesday, April 27, the 118th day of 2016. There are 248 days left in the year.

  • Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Sale up to 5-0, White Sox rout Blue Jays for 5th win in row

    TORONTO (AP) — Off to the second 5-0 start of his career, Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale has no plans to change anything after Tuesday night’s 10-1 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays.

  • DeRozan scores 34, Raptors rally for 3-2 lead over Pacers

    TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points and the Toronto Raptors held on for a 102-99 victory over the Indiana Pacers and a 3-2 lead in their first-round series Tuesday night when Solomon Hill’s 3-pointer was ruled after the buzzer.

  • C Smith scratched before White Sox debut, placed on DL

    TORONTO (AP) — Chicago White Sox catcher Kevan Smith thought he’d be making his major league debut in Toronto. Instead, he made his debut trip to the disabled list.

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Drew Hutchison, foreground, steps back as Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis runs the bases after hitting a home run during the second inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Sunday, April 24, 2016. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Blue Jays recall INF Dominguez, demote RHP Hutchison

    TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have recalled infielder Matt Dominguez from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned right-hander Drew Hutchison back to the minor leagues.

  • This image made from undated militant video, shows Canadians John Ridsdel, right, and Robert Hall. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that the decapitated head of a Caucasian male recovered Monday, April 25, 2016, in the southern Philippines belongs to Ridsdel, who was taken hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in September 2015. (Militant Video via AP Video) NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT

    Philippine troops hunt down extremists who beheaded Canadian

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military came under increased pressure Tuesday to rescue more than 20 foreign hostages after their Muslim extremist captors beheaded a Canadian man, but troops face a dilemma in how to succeed without endangering the remaining captives.

  • Raptors’ Dwane Casey wins PBWA’s Rudy Tomjanovich Award

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto’s Dwane Casey has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, given by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to an NBA coach who combines cooperation with the media and fans with excellence on the court.

  • The crowd reacts as Boston Celtics' Jonas Jerebko hits a three pointer against the Atlanta Hawks during the third period in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Boston on Sunday, April 24, 2016. Boston won, 104-95, in overtime. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Celtics-Hawks, Pacers-Raptors all even going to Game 5

    ATLANTA (AP) — At this stage of an NBA playoff series, there’s not much need for extra film work, no point in making any big adjustments.

  • Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) is congratulated by Ian Mahinmi (28) after Turner blocked a shot during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA first-round playoff basketball series against the Toronto Raptors, Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    Lingering back injury limits Mahinmi at Pacers’ practice

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers starting center Ian Mahinmi was limited to non-contact drills at practice Monday because of a lingering lower back injury.

  • Bike riders encouraged to explore area along Detroit River

    DETROIT (AP) — A partnership between the U.S. and Canada is encouraging people to use bikes to explore both sides of the Detroit River.